• Drama
  • Rated: 12
  • Director: Yimou Zhang
  • Writer: Wei Lu, Hua Yu
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To Live, also titled Lifetimes in some English versions, is a Chinese film directed by Zhang Yimou in 1994, starring Ge You, Gong Li, and produced by the Shanghai Film Studio and ERA International. It is based on the novel of the same name by Yu Hua. Having achieved international success with his previous films (Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern), director Zhang Yimou's To Live came with high expectations. It is the first Chinese film that had its foreign distribution rights pre-sold. The film was banned in mainland China by the Chinese State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television due to its critical portrayal of various policies and campaigns of the Communist government. To Live was screened at the 1994 New York Film Festival before eventually receiving a limited release in the United States on November 18, 1994.
  • Drama
  • Rated: 12
  • Director: Yimou Zhang
  • Writer: Wei Lu, Hua Yu

  • Niu Ben
    Wu Jiang
    Ni Dabong
    Liu Tianchi
    Deng Fei
    Gong Li
    Ge You
    Tao Guo
    Jiang Wu
    Xiao Cong
    Zhang Kang
    You Ge
    Li Gong
    Ben Niu
    Zongluo Huang

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  • Drama
  • Rated: 12
  • Director: Yimou Zhang
  • Writer: Wei Lu, Hua Yu
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To Live, also titled Lifetimes in some English versions, is a Chinese film directed by Zhang Yimou in 1994, starring Ge You, Gong Li, and produced by the Shanghai Film Studio and ERA International. It is based on the novel of the same name by Yu Hua. Having achieved international success with his previous films (Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern), director Zhang Yimou's To Live came with high expectations. It is the first Chinese film that had its foreign distribution rights pre-sold. The film was banned in mainland China by the Chinese State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television due to its critical portrayal of various policies and campaigns of the Communist government. To Live was screened at the 1994 New York Film Festival before eventually receiving a limited release in the United States on November 18, 1994.

Starring
  • Niu Ben
    Wu Jiang
    Ni Dabong
    Liu Tianchi
    Deng Fei
    Gong Li
    Ge You
    Tao Guo
    Jiang Wu
    Xiao Cong
    Zhang Kang
    You Ge
    Li Gong
    Ben Niu
    Zongluo Huang